The government industry is constantly changing in terms of
new Acts and relevant case law. The increased interest in the
environment, for example, has given rise to policy measures that
have generated new regulations or been integrated into existing
legislation. It is an area when enforcement is getting tougher
on a national and European level.
Our lawyers work in administrative and civil law every day,
focusing on the impact of the relevant Acts and regulations on your
Effective supervision is vital for restoring confidence in
current times. Market players need to be regarded as reliable and
Public authorities must discharge their responsibilities properly,
cooperate professionally and carry out their supervisory duties in
conformity with the Dutch Code of Good Public Governance .
Supervision can influence the conduct of an organisation in the
form of information, compliance assistance and, of course, pressure
(eg penalties, closure, public exposure, administrative coercion,
or orders subject to fines). The latter measures are collectively
referred to as enforcement.
We have experience with all these methods of supervision and
tackles issues surrounding them using a multi-faceted approach
based on a broad range of specialisation.
Our lawyers advise supervisory officials, businesses and
government authorities involved with supervision. They mediate on
policy, and advise or litigate where necessary, both nationally and
at a European level.